plugincontainer.bak

Candle Jar

Part of the Yontoo adware component, a web browser plugin that injects unwanted ads in the browser. The file plugincontainer.bak by Candle Jar has been detected as adware by 1 anti-malware scanner with very strong indications that the file is a potential threat.
Publisher:
Candle Jar  (signed and verified)

Version:
1.0.5692.20484

MD5:
ec2cf8d4a0b2f9b9aed7530b5ab16ee5

SHA-1:
44175144dc2462bf3d79c53892a6497acd03d42a

SHA-256:
cdfc897cf673d0dc56788468eb5540d187e0358ee5827994e2722847b8588f4f

Scanner detections:
1 / 68

Status:
Adware

Explanation:
Belongs to the Sambreel/Yontoo progam that inserts various forms of advertising in the user's web browser, installed with minimal or no user consent.

Analysis date:
7/3/2020 9:11:55 AM UTC  (today)

Scan engine
Detection
Engine version

Reason Heuristics
PUP.Yontoo (M)
17.3.11.17

File size:
1.1 MB (1,143,048 bytes)

Product version:
1.0.5692.20484

Language:
English (United States)

Common path:
C:\ProgramData\452ddee6-da77-4a3b-a2f1-d610430ffb92\plugincontainer.bak

Digital Signature
Signed by:

Authority:
VeriSign, Inc.

Valid from:
3/24/2015 5:00:00 PM

Valid to:
3/24/2016 4:59:59 PM

Subject:
CN=Candle Jar, O=Candle Jar, L=San Diego, S=California, C=US

Issuer:
CN=VeriSign Class 3 Code Signing 2010 CA, OU=Terms of use at https://www.verisign.com/rpa (c)10, OU=VeriSign Trust Network, O="VeriSign, Inc.", C=US

Serial number:
0E8E936F9E02A9051DC291967D4FCECA

File PE Metadata
Compilation timestamp:
8/2/2015 11:23:07 AM

OS version:
5.1

OS bitness:
Win32

Subsystem:
Windows GUI

Linker version:
12.0

Entry address:
0x5C17B

Entry point:
E8, D8, 79, 01, 00, E9, 39, FE, FF, FF, 55, 8B, EC, 83, EC, 20, 56, 57, 6A, 08, 59, BE, E4, BF, 4B, 00, 8D, 7D, E0, F3, A5, 8B, 75, 0C, 8B, 7D, 08, 85, F6, 74, 13, F6, 06, 10, 74, 0E, 8B, 0F, 83, E9, 04, 51, 8B, 01, 8B, 70, 18, FF, 50, 20, 89, 7D, F8, 89, 75, FC, 85, F6, 74, 0C, F6, 06, 08, 74, 07, C7, 45, F4, 00, 40, 99, 01, 8D, 45, F4, 50, FF, 75, F0, FF, 75, E4, FF, 75, E0, FF, 15, 20, 81, 4B, 00, 5F, 5E, 8B, E5, 5D, C2, 08, 00, 8B, 4D, F4, 64, 89, 0D, 00, 00, 00, 00, 59, 5F, 5F, 5E, 5B, 8B, E5, 5D, 51...
 
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Entropy:
6.5324

Code size:
731 KB (748,544 bytes)

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